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The “In Crisis” Dinner & Movie series begins on Monday, January 30 with the film, “The Roaring Twenties” at 6 p.m. at the library. A light meal is provided and Deane Tucker returns to lead the discussions. Library programs are free and open to the public.

Have you stopped in to view the DelRea Photography exhibit? It will be available until January 31 so stop in soon.

The Friends of the Library will be hosting three Reading Is Fun programs in the coming months. The first literacy-based event will be “Mardi Gras” themed on Wednesday, February 8 at 6:30 p.m. The hour-long program will feature a puppet show based on the book “Dinosaur Mardi Gras” by Dianne De Las Casas and children will create their own Mardi Gras mask. Snacks will also be served and children will all have the chance to select their very own book to keep. Plan on bringing your children to this event!

A new suspense novel by Sara Driscoll is “Lone Wolf.” When a mad bomber strikes terror across the eastern seaboard FBI Special Agent Meg Jennings and Hank, her search-and-rescue dog, are brought in. When the attacks spiral wide, and any number of locations could be the next target, it comes down to a battle of wits and survival skills between Meg, Hank and the bomber they’re tracking to rescue a nation from the brink of chaos.

Other new fiction books are “Chaos” by Patricia Cornwell, “Muddy Waters” by Stu Campbell, “Repo Madness” by W. Bruce Cameron, “The Spy” by Paulo Coelho, “An Amish Harvest” by Beth Wiseman, “Odessa Sea” by Clive Cussler, “Sheriff of Big Hat” by Barry Cord, “Cross the Line” by James Patterson and “Turbo Twenty-Three” by Janet Evanovich. A new title for the young adult is “Empire of Storms” by Sarah J. Maas.

New books on the non-fiction shelf are: “Mystery of the Last Olympian: Titanic’s Tragic Sister, Britannic” by Richie Kohler and “The Magnolia Story” by Chip Gaines.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books, “Ghosts” by Raina Telgemeier, “Agents of Glass: a New Recall” by Michael D. Beil and “When the Sea Turned to Silver” by Grace Lin. A few of the newer easy titles include “Pickles Hits the Streets” by Candace Lea, “Because of Thursday” by Patricia Polacco and “Everything is Awkward” by Mike Bender.

334-3274 is the Dial-A-Story number. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Dial in and hear an exciting story today!

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